October 17, 2014

Walmart Says It’s Ending Minimum Wage Pay

File this under “the tide is turning.” Coming out of an investor conference on October 15, Walmart CEO Doug McMillan told reporters that the company has plans to phase out the minimum wage entirely at all its stores. “It is our intention over time that we will be in a situation where we don’t pay… Read more »

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October 16, 2014

John Brown Was an American Hero, Goddamnit

Today, October 16, marks the 155th anniversary of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry. A radical abolitionist and believer in racial justice, Brown’s plan was to take over a federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia, free the slaves there, and then head for the mountains nearby. The small band of radicals hoped that the raid… Read more »

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October 15, 2014

Walmart Heirs: Stop Robbing America!

As the gap between the rich and poor continues to grow, Walmart workers are calling on the company to take responsibility for its role in income inequality. On October 16th, members of OUR Walmart — the Organization United for Respect at Walmart — will deliver petitions to members of the Walton family in New York… Read more »

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